Meet Our Attorneys

Andrew Barnett

Andrew Barnett Pre-Suit Associate Attorney

Attorney Andrew Barnett joins the Viles & Beckman team with a legal background in civil litigation, criminal litigation, and estate planning. Andrew sincerely enjoys practicing law and appreciates that his passion allows him to help clients with what may feel like insurmountable problems. He feels most rewarded when he’s able to make a difference in someone’s life. 

Before law school, he was a realtor and real estate appraiser.  He also worked as a regulatory analyst for a power company where he assisted with connecting electric generating plants to the power grid and worked in everything from garbage collection to hammock weaving during his college years.

Andrew met his wife in Law School and relocated to Fort Myers after passing the bar exam. She currently works at the public defender’s office, and they enjoy paddle boarding together in their free time. Andrew has recently become a father to a beautiful little girl named, Lorin, who now takes up most of that free time.

Professional Licenses

  • Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser (Inactive Licenses in Virginia and North Carolina)
  • Licensed Realtor (Inactive License in Virginia)

Bar Admissions

  • Florida Bar – Admitted in 2014

Education

  • St. Thomas University School of Law (May 2014)
  • Graduated ranked 5th of 198 students with a 3.677 GPA. Dean’s list all semesters.
  • Book awards in Contracts, Constitutional Law I and II, Family Law, and 3L Thesis.
  • Teaching assistant for Civil Procedure professor
  • Treasurer of the International Law Moot Court
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (May 2004)
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Urban Studies and Science

Organizations

  • Council Member and Pastoral Selection Committee, Edison Congregational Church, Fort Myers, Florida (2017-2019)
  • Associate Member of the Calusa American Inn of Courts (2017 – 2019)

Certifications

  • Six-Sigma Black Belt Certification (2010)

Why Hire Us

Over 40 Years of Experience

Over 40 Years of Experience

We have championed injury victims' best interests since 1995, and we wouldn't use or legal abilities any other way.

Board Certified by the Florida Bar

Board Certified by the Florida Bar

Florida recognizes Attorney Marcus W. Viles's reputation for legal excellence. As a result, he upholds this prestigious title.

Free & Confidential Case Reviews

Free & Confidential Case Reviews

A successful case outcome starts with preparation. We sit with every client to grasp the personal injury matters they are dealing with.

You Pay Nothing Unless We Win

You Pay Nothing Unless We Win

Because of the fact that our firm works on a contingency fee basis, our clients don't owe us a dime until we win their case.

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Helping those Injured in Accidents Across Florida

While we are proud to call Fort Myers home, we are also more than happy to help injured people living anywhere in the Sunshine State. In fact, we’ve even been known to travel all around the country just to meet our clients’ needs.

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What Our Clients Say

My legal team was very caring about my situation, kept prompt contact about developments in my case and got my case settled quickly. I recommend them to everyone I meet in need of representation.

Google Review  |Jaime Hymel

Special thanks to Viles & Beckman,LLC. The firm took great thought and time into recovering funds for my recovering and continued care needed as the result of a car accident. I hope I never need them again but they'll be my first call.

Google Review  | Debbie K.

Tiffany and Amy have been great. They have helped me every step of the way and answered all my questions and concerns within a timely matter. I couldn’t have for better people to help me out.

Google Review  | Corey Rucker

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